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  • The New Labour Party

    Political parties play a tremendous role in formulating policy and distribution of goods and services. These parties have many important roles like educating voters about issues, recruiting candidates, and developing economic and political ideas. Two different but similar political parties are Conservative and New Labour. The Conservative party was led by Margaret Thatcher from 1975 to 1990. Margaret Thatcher was the prime minister of the United Kingdom who served from 1979 to 1990. Her policies came to be known as Thatcherism. Thatcherism is frugal, entrepreneurial, promotes self-reliance/responsibility, and deals with family economics. The New Labour party was led by Tony Blair from 1994 to 207. Tony Blair was the prime minister of the United…

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  • Labour Party In Australia

    Australian Labor Party is the oldest political organization in the political history of Australia, since it was formed in the 1890s and it had a representative in the first federal government that was elected in 1901. The major purpose of its formation was the early trade unions that existed by that period, and since then, it has maintained a close relationship with the trade unions in Australia. The party’s national platform provides the supporters and members with a clear outline of labor’s…

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  • Jeremy Corbyn Labour Party Analysis

    Since Jeremy Corbyn became the leader of the Labour party he has expressed very socialist views on economic, social and defence policies. Socialism is a form of society in which the government owns or controls major industries. Marxist theory says socialism is the transitional stage between capitalism and communism. It is Jeremy Corbyn’s intent to abandon new labour and return to more traditional socialist values. Labour abandoned their tradition socialist ideologies in the early 90’s under the…

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  • Marsland's Essay: The British Experience With Socialized Medicine

    the following part of this article, Marsland analyzes the reforms that were made the NHS between 1979-1997. Although the need for reform was not immediately attended to, it did eventually come. Out of a cautious effort to save the NHS but still preserve the welfare state arose The National Health Service and Community Care Act of 1990 which introduced competition and the role of the consumer into the healthcare system by decentralizing management and bringing it to local levels (Marsland, 2005,…

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  • Importance Of Adult Education

    In the year of 1984 in New Zealand, there was a new elected government (labour party) which started to follow the neo-liberal trend including taking away free higher education, the national party when elected in only increased and semented this change. Jobs were now diversifying so there was now a demand for more specialised roles. This is partly why the competition started increasing and we started to see a gap in the economy and increasing gaps between the rich and poor. Because whoever could…

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  • Vyse Autumn Leaves Analysis

    at this remove cannot now be ascertained. However, the figure remained in production until 1938. If one contrasts Fenton’s thuggish looking Irishman with Vyse’s wholesome looking Cinneraria Boy (Fig.49), and one questions Doulton’s incentive for commissioning a design, which one supposes is meant to represent a labouring navvy. Nell Vyse In 1928, Alfred Mond (1868-1930), a Conservative MP, along with Ben Turner (1863-1942) the General Secretary of the Trades Union Council, together organised…

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  • Essay On New Labour Nationalisation

    an acceptance of the free market, and a departure from traditional Labour policies such as nationalisation and interventionist economics. It will also be the case that these changes were made for electoral purposes, due to the legacy of the Thatcher government, which changed the voting preferences of the electorate, and not due to globalisation, and hence we will not see the same reaction across a great number of other countries. Let us first consider New Labour’s attitude to nationalisation;…

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  • The Electoral Strategy That Won British Women The Vote Analysis

    “Ordinary Democratization: The Electoral Strategy That Won British Women the Vote,” by Dawn Langan Teele, outlines the path to women’s inclusion in voting. The reading conveys how the struggle, in which the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies formed a coalition with the Labour Party, eventually lead to women’s suffrage. By doing this, suffragists allowed women’s suffrage to be included in the 1918 Representation of the People Act. This path was not easy as it took years of hard work,…

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  • 2010 And 2015 General Election Analysis

    address Labour Parties electoral performance in the 2010 and 2015 General Election. There are several factors that affected Labours performance in both the 2010 and 2015 General Elections. For example; the economy, the growth in power for the SNP, party identification, introduction of challenger parties, leadership Add more factors. Considering that Labour are formally a left-wing party means that they tend to care more about society than the economy. As a result, Labour have been criticised…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of New Labour

    an example of New Labour pushing its policies through. New Labour did not perform well in the elections for the National Assembly of Wales. One can also look the actions taken in London by New Labour through setting up the Greater London Authority and an elected mayor. The Mayor of London was to have general control over transportation and policy while the GLA would possess little power and be easily vetoed by the Secretary of State. While these two positions did not encompass much power, it was…

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